Blue Ivy Carter Follows In Mom And Dad's Footsteps With Grammy Nomination

Written by on December 12, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Ivy Carter is an official Grammy nominee.

When the Recording Academy introduced the nominees for the 2021 Grammys final month, Beyoncé scored a nomination for finest music video for “Brown Pores and skin Woman,” which Ivy Carter is credited as a featured artist. The 8-year-old’s identify didn’t seem on the nominees listing, however the Grammys not too long ago up to date its web site to now embrace her.

The replace additionally consists of Nigerian singer Wizkid, who seems on the track and video. SAINt JHN — who’s featured on the observe however was not within the video — was nonetheless not listed as a nominee.

The very best music video Grammy is awarded to the principle and featured artists on the observe, in addition to the video’s director and producer.

“Brown Pores and skin Woman” is a celebration of dark- and brown-skinned girls and options Beyoncé namedropping Lupita Nyong’o, Naomi Campbell and Kelly Rowland. She sings the lyrics, “I really like the whole lot about you, out of your nappy curls to each single curve.” Ivy Carter provides a vocal efficiency that opens and closes the track.

“Brown Pores and skin Woman” seems on Beyoncé’s “The Lion King: The Reward,” a 2019 album that includes songs impressed by “The Lion King,” the place Beyoncé voiced the character Nala. This 12 months, Beyoncé launched “Black Is King,” the visible companion of “The Reward” which included the video for “Brown Pores and skin Woman.” Beyoncé, who earned 9 Grammy nominations this 12 months, is nominated for finest music movie for “Black Is King.”

“Brown Pores and skin Woman” has received Ivy Carter various awards, together with two Soul Prepare Music Awards, a BET Award and a NAACP Picture Award. Ivy Carter is listed as a co-writer of the track alongside Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Wizkid, SAINt JHN and others.

The 2021 Grammys will happen Jan. 31.

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